A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands. Exact location of earthquake, 161.3113° East, -10.4049° South, depth 74.38 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.38 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 22:39:06 / August 10, 2020 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:39:06 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bcbs. Unique identifier: us6000bcbs.
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kirakira (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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